25 novembre 2017

Questioning the Narrative of Staff Bloat

By Joshua Kim. The growth of non-faculty postsecondary staff is blamed for everything from rising higher education costs, increased student debt, and the loss of faculty autonomy. More...

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Report Highlights Rising Cost of College

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. A report released by Democratic members of the Joint Economic Committee highlights causes of the increasing cost of college for many Americans. It identifies, among those, declining state support for public institutions, incentives for institutions at odds with keeping programs affordable, and failures in the regulatory system to hold programs failing students accountable. More...

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24 novembre 2017

Calculating Real Cost of Community College

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. A group of researchers organized by the Century Foundation is looking to understand the real cost of community college. More...

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23 novembre 2017

Speakers Stress University Pocketbooks

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Administrators don’t yet know how to handle the high costs of controversial figures appearing on their campuses. More...

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21 novembre 2017

Cost & availability of quality content to hamper VR growth

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. The technology has not been adopted beyond few gaming and entertainment platforms and remains a case of hype in many industries apart from few odd use cases in medical and education space. More...

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29 octobre 2017

Le coût de Sciences Po à Reims

Sur le blog "Histoires d'universités" de Pierre Dubois. Suite de mes chroniques de 2009 sur l’installation de Sciences Po à Reims : Sciences Po in Reims. Schocking !
Communication de Sciences Po : le Collège universitaire. « Créé en 2010, le campus de Reims propose deux premiers cycles fondés sur les sciences humaines et sociales, l’un portant sur les relations transatlantiques et l’autre tourné vers l’Afrique. Plus...

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24 octobre 2017

Students Want Their Personal Data to be Used to Improve the College Experience, Survey Says

Students Want Their Personal Data to be Used to Improve the College Experience, Survey Says
Meghan Bogardus Cortez, EdTech, 2016/12/07
This is the sort of survey that gets repeated uncritically in news media like Ed Tech magazine. All we know of the methodology is that is was conducted "among" 1,000 university students in the U.S. who were sent email invitations and answered an online survey. More...

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22 octobre 2017

Cost-effective alternative

University Business Magazine logoCrowd-powered captioning Like with crowdfunding, the future of live captioning may be powered by a group. More...

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It's time to dispel the myth that creative arts degrees are cheap to run

The Guardian homeThe government has floated differential fees for university courses, but there remain misunderstandings around how much arts courses should cost. More...

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21 octobre 2017

Expensive academic conferences give us old ideas and no new faces

The Guardian homeThe ballooning costs of attending high-end academic conferences are excluding early-career researchers. But we need their fresh perspectives. More...

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